Archive for the ‘J-Pop’ Category




Laura day romance ローラデイロマンス are an indie rock-pop band from Tokyo. The group started from a group of Waseda University musical friends. Laura day romance possess a solid musical quality and vibe about them. The band members of Laura day romance are: vo. kazuki inoue gt.vo. kentaro kawashima gt.cho. jin suzuki ba.cho. naoya shimizu dr. yuta isomoto. My favorite songs of the band are: 1. Sad Number 2. 夜のジェットコースター 3. 夜ふかし. Recommended.




Posted: May 29, 2019 in J-Pop, Jazz
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Mononkul ものんくる are an experienced musical duo consisting of Saya Yoshida 吉田沙良 (vocals) and Ryuta Tsunoda 角田隆太 (song, composer, & arrangements). Since 2013 they have performed a sophisticated jazz & pop style. They won first place in various jazz charts with Amazon, iTunes, and Apple Music.  Mononkul thoughtfully perform quality music with their unique sound. Latest CD: “RELOADING CITY” 9-5-2018 1, RELOADING CITY 2, evening setting 3, Apollo 4, if the magic is broken 5, HOT CV 6, RELOADING CITY (tofubeats remix) 7, I dream again and again. Recommended.









Asagaya Romantics  阿佐ヶ谷 ロマンティクス are an indie pop band from Tokyo that formed in 2014. Their upbeat and energetic sound is a mixture of pop, jazz, and with some reggae influences. The band members are: Tomoe Arisaka 有坂朋恵 (vocals), Tomoya Kishi 貴志朋矢 (guitar), Satoshi Hori 堀智史 (keyboard), Rie Furuya 古谷理恵 (drums), and Rie Homma 本間玲 (bass)They are worth listening to.

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Posted: February 7, 2019 in J-Pop, Jazz
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Pomodorosa is a multi-talented artist who utilizes music, illustration, and fashion to create her own style and brand. In addition, Pomodorosa performs the guitar, bass, and sax when creating her music. She drew her own illustrations for her songs and they compliment her art and vision. Some of my favorite songs of Pomodorosa include: 1. Parapluie Rouge a French chanson song 2. 霹靂 3. 秋空サウダーヂ 4. 桜前線 5. ブルボン Recommended.




Kaho Nakamura 中村佳穂 is a very spirited indie pop singer-songwriter from Kyoto. She often improvises on the piano or synthesizer that creates her own style which makes her music memorable. Kaho rich sound is a mixture of rap, pop, soul, hip-hop, and jazz and doesn’t seem interested in self promotion.  Recommended.


Posted: December 22, 2018 in J-Pop
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Foi フォイ is a young talented indie pop singer-songwriter from Tokyo. Since her mother is Chinese, she attended school in China from elementary school to junior high school. Foi is a very experienced and competent musician with over 160 lives since 2015. Foi also won the Next New Age Music Award in 2018. Discography: Favorites: 1. 二人の口笛 2. Pink Boy collaboration with Luno 3. 午前3. She has a bright future and expect more music from her.

Pop Art Town are an energetic and competent indie pop band from the Osaka area. The band members are: VoSyn.さやぴ, GtCho.こーや, Ba.りょうちゃん, and Dr.しゅんさん. Pop Art Town came in 3rd place for eo music try a music competition for the Kansai area (Osaka, Kobe, Nara, and Kyoto). The band are friends since they attended the same vocational school together. Pop Art Town are a fun and entertaining band.

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